Fantasy and Science Fiction Digital Illustration

A course by Nimrod Villar , Digital Illustrator and Concept Artist

Digital Illustrator and Concept Artist. Lima, Peru.
Joined August 2016

Learn to tell stories through an image and create incredible scenes with Clip Studio Paint

  • English, Spanish
  • 95% positive reviews (197)
  • 6172 students

Learn to tell stories through an image and create incredible scenes with Clip Studio Paint

A course by Nimrod Villar

Illustration is an art that can tell all kinds of stories, whether that be based on real life or pure fantasy. Heber Villar, better known as Nimrod, is a digital illustrator and concept artist who is passionate about this form of storytelling. He specializes in creating illustrations that tell incredible stories for editorial pieces, advertising, video games, comics, and the 3D animated movie "Ainbo."

In this online course, learn how Heber constructs a story from scratch and translates it into an illustration with Clip Studio Paint, combining the genres of science fiction and fantasy.

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What will you learn in this online course?

24 lessons & 8 downloads

The first sketch
13 minutes, 32 seconds
More detailed sketch
13 minutes, 36 seconds
Outlined or inked
8 minutes, 55 seconds
Delineado y entintado - Anexo 1
16 minutes, 5 seconds
Exploring the color
11 minutes, 47 seconds
English, Spanish
  • 95% positive reviews (197)
  • 6172 students
  • 24 lessons (3h 20m)
  • 8 additional resources (4 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English, Spanish
  • Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Advanced
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a fantasy and science fiction illustration. Heber has chosen a combat scene, but you can work on whatever you choose.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Amateur and professional illustrators, graphic designers, and artists who want to create stories through fantasy and sci-fi illustrations with Clip Studio Paint.

Requirements and materials

You need basic drawing knowledge, especially in anatomy and perspective, and bucketloads of imagination. In terms of materials, you need a computer with Clip Studio Paint installed and a graphics tablet.


Reviews

6172 Students
197 Reviews
95% Positive ratings

Nimrod Villar

A course by Nimrod Villar

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Digital Illustrator and Concept Artist

Heber Villar studied information systems and computing, but when he finished his degree, he decided to venture into the world of illustration. He took a self-taught approach and learned to illustrate through video tutorials and art blogs.

He currently works as an illustrator and concept artist for publishing and film projects.


Content

  • U1

    Presentation

    • Hello
    • Influences
    • What will we do during the course?
  • U2

    Exploration

    • Knowing the Clip Studio Paint interface
    • Establishing the theme of the work
    • Search for references and inspiration
    • Now we are going to explore
  • U3

    Production and Design

    • Study of the composition
    • The first sketch
    • Boceto más detallado - Anexo 1
    • More detailed sketch
    • El Primer boceto - Anexo 1
    • Boceto más detallado - Anexo 2
    • Boceto más detallado - Anexo 3
    • Outlined or inked
    • Delineado y entintado - Anexo 1
    • Delineado y entintado - Anexo 2
    • Delineado y entintado - Anexo 3
  • U4

    Colour

    • Exploring the color
    • Painting elements
    • Light and Shadows
    • Color in the delineate
    • Adding effects and other details
    • Exporting the project
  • FP

    Final project

    • Final project

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

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The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Fantasy and Science Fiction Digital Illustration. Illustration course by Nimrod Villar

Fantasy and Science Fiction Digital Illustration

A course by Nimrod Villar
Digital Illustrator and Concept Artist. Lima, Peru.
Joined August 2016
  • 95% positive reviews (197)
  • 6172 students